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bernadette oreillyBernadette O'Reilly has been published in Poetry Ireland Review, Riposte, Forward Poetry, Women's Work Vol. 11, Woman's Way, and Census 2 and Census 3. In 2006, she was selected to read as part of the  Poetry Ireland Introductions Series.  She participates in various open mics throughout  Dublin City and has been a member of various writing groups. Currently, she is a member of the Ballymun Writers' Group.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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The bridesmaid's dress of peach
hangs upon the door.
The heart-shaped wedding cake
stands upon the parlour floor.
For Caroline and Brian
what lies in store?
Some wedding gifts lie in a bag,
an unseen one stands,
change is written on its tag.

 

 

 

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